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Labor > Female economic activity: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) in 2000..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 MozambiqueMozambique 82.8% 2000
2 RwandaRwanda 82.6% 2000
3 BurundiBurundi 82% 2000
4 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 81.2% 2000
5 CambodiaCambodia 80.4% 2000
6 GhanaGhana 80.1% 2000
7 UgandaUganda 79.5% 2000
8 MalawiMalawi 77.9% 2000
9 GuineaGuinea 77.3% 2000
10 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 75% 2000
11 KenyaKenya 74.7% 2000
12 EritreaEritrea 74.7% 2000
13 LaosLaos 74.4% 2000
14 VietnamVietnam 73.8% 2000
15 BeninBenin 73.6% 2000
16 MongoliaMongolia 73.5% 2000
17 ThailandThailand 73.3% 2000
18 AngolaAngola 72.8% 2000
19 ChinaChina 72.7% 2000
20 MaliMali 70.1% 2000
21 The GambiaThe Gambia 69.7% 2000
22 NigerNiger 69.4% 2000
23 MadagascarMadagascar 69.1% 2000
24 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 67.6% 2000
25 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 67.6% 2000
26 ChadChad 67.2% 2000
27 JamaicaJamaica 67.1% 2000
28 The BahamasThe Bahamas 66.6% 2000
29 IcelandIceland 66.6% 2000
30 BangladeshBangladesh 66.3% 2000
31 BurmaBurma 65.8% 2000
32 MaldivesMaldives 65.4% 2000
33 ZimbabweZimbabwe 65.3% 2000
34 ZambiaZambia 64.2% 2000
35 MauritaniaMauritania 63.4% 2000
36 GabonGabon 63.2% 2000
37 BotswanaBotswana 63% 2000
38 SlovakiaSlovakia 62.7% 2000
39 SwedenSweden 62.5% 2000
40 ComorosComoros 62.5% 2000
41 ArmeniaArmenia 62.4% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 62.32% 2000
42 UzbekistanUzbekistan 62.3% 2000
43 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 62.1% 2000
44 BarbadosBarbados 61.7% 2000
45 DenmarkDenmark 61.7% 2000
46 SenegalSenegal 61.6% 2000
47 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 61.2% 2000
48 KazakhstanKazakhstan 61.1% 2000
49 EstoniaEstonia 61% 2000
50 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 60.8% 2000
51 CanadaCanada 60.1% 2000
52 LatviaLatvia 60% 2000
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 59.9% 2000
53 AlbaniaAlbania 59.7% 2000
54 RussiaRussia 59.3% 2000
55 BelarusBelarus 59.3% 2000
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 59.26% 2000
56 NorwayNorway 59.1% 2000
57 United StatesUnited States 58.8% 2000
58 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 58.4% 2000
59 LithuaniaLithuania 57.8% 2000
60 TajikistanTajikistan 57.6% 2000
61 EthiopiaEthiopia 57.3% 2000
62 New ZealandNew Zealand 57.2% 2000
63 BhutanBhutan 57.1% 2000
64 PolandPoland 57.1% 2000
65 FinlandFinland 57% 2000
66 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 57% 2000
67 BulgariaBulgaria 56.8% 2000
68 NepalNepal 56.7% 2000
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 56.6% 2000
69 HaitiHaiti 56% 2000
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 55.81% 2000
70 AustraliaAustralia 55.8% 2000
71 GeorgiaGeorgia 55.7% 2000
72 UkraineUkraine 55.6% 2000
73 IndonesiaIndonesia 55.2% 2000
74 SloveniaSlovenia 54.6% 2000
75 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 54.6% 2000
76 NamibiaNamibia 53.7% 2000
77 TogoTogo 53.4% 2000
78 South KoreaSouth Korea 53.2% 2000
79 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 52.8% 2000
NATO countries averageNATO average 52.35% 2000
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 51.83% 2000
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 51.43% 2000
80 PortugalPortugal 51.2% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 51.03% 2000
81 JapanJapan 50.8% 2000
82 RomaniaRomania 50.7% 2000
83 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 50.7% 2000
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 50.5% 2000
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 50.2% 2000
84 SingaporeSingapore 50.1% 2000
85 TurkeyTurkey 49.9% 2000
European Union averageEuropean Union average 49.76% 2000
86 PhilippinesPhilippines 49.5% 2000
87 CubaCuba 49.5% 2000
88 CameroonCameroon 49.3% 2000
89 CyprusCyprus 49% 2000
90 CroatiaCroatia 48.7% 2000
91 FranceFrance 48.5% 2000
92 HungaryHungary 48.5% 2000
93 MalaysiaMalaysia 48.4% 2000
94 IsraelIsrael 48.4% 2000
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 48.22% 2000
95 ColombiaColombia 48.1% 2000
96 BoliviaBolivia 48% 2000
97 UruguayUruguay 48% 2000
98 GermanyGermany 47.9% 2000
99 NigeriaNigeria 47.6% 2000
100 LesothoLesotho 47.4% 2000
101 South AfricaSouth Africa 47.2% 2000
102 NicaraguaNicaragua 47.2% 2000
Eurozone averageEurozone average 46.42% 2000
103 Cape VerdeCape Verde 46.1% 2000
104 El SalvadorEl Salvador 45.8% 2000
105 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 45.7% 2000
106 NetherlandsNetherlands 45.4% 2000
107 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 44.6% 2000
108 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 44.1% 2000
109 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 43.9% 2000
110 AustriaAustria 43.9% 2000
111 BrazilBrazil 43.8% 2000
112 PanamaPanama 43.3% 2000
113 VenezuelaVenezuela 43.1% 2000
114 Sri LankaSri Lanka 42.9% 2000
115 IndiaIndia 42.1% 2000
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 41.91% 2000
116 SwazilandSwaziland 41.5% 2000
117 MoroccoMorocco 41.4% 2000
118 QatarQatar 41% 2000
119 GuyanaGuyana 40.7% 2000
120 HondurasHonduras 40.3% 2000
121 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 40% 2000
122 BelgiumBelgium 39.7% 2000
123 MexicoMexico 39.4% 2000
124 ItalyItaly 38.3% 2000
125 GreeceGreece 38% 2000
126 MauritiusMauritius 37.9% 2000
127 LuxembourgLuxembourg 37.9% 2000
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 37.75% 2000
128 ChileChile 37.6% 2000
129 SpainSpain 37.5% 2000
130 Costa RicaCosta Rica 37.1% 2000
131 IrelandIreland 37.1% 2000
132 FijiFiji 37% 2000
133 TunisiaTunisia 36.9% 2000
134 ParaguayParaguay 36.8% 2000
135 KuwaitKuwait 36.6% 2000
136 SurinameSuriname 36% 2000
137 GuatemalaGuatemala 36% 2000
138 ArgentinaArgentina 35.6% 2000
139 PakistanPakistan 35.3% 2000
140 EgyptEgypt 35% 2000
141 SudanSudan 34.8% 2000
142 PeruPeru 34.5% 2000
143 BahrainBahrain 33.5% 2000
144 EcuadorEcuador 32.7% 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 31.98% 2000
145 United Arab EmiratesUAE 31.7% 2000
146 YemenYemen 30.5% 2000
147 LebanonLebanon 29.6% 2000
148 AlgeriaAlgeria 29.5% 2000
149 IranIran 29% 2000
150 SyriaSyria 28.6% 2000
151 BelizeBelize 27.1% 2000
152 JordanJordan 26.6% 2000
153 MaltaMalta 25.8% 2000
154 LibyaLibya 25% 2000
155 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 21.2% 2000
156 OmanOman 19.2% 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Female economic activity", calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Female-economic-activity

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